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Russia’s State Duma approves president’s proposal to make harvest and smuggling of endangered species a crimial offence

Source: http://rapsinews.ru/legislation_news/20130618/267825819.html MOSCOW, JUNE 18 – RAPSI. On June 18, 2013 State Duma of the Russian Federation adopted in the third reading legal amendments that introduce criminal responsibilities with maximum imprisonment up to 7 years for harvest of and trade … Продолжить

Three Cubs Joined Cinderella

The first week of December 2012 marked the busiest days at the Amur Tiger Rehabilitation Centre located in Alekseevka village (Primorsky krai, Russian Far East). The centre has admitted new patients – three Amur tiger cubs –that were found in the woods without their mother in late November. Продолжить

News from Bastak

More than three weeks ago tigress Cinderella was released in the Bastak Nature Reserve in Jewish Autonomous Province. These entire time specialists were closely watching its every step. Although it is too early to declare that tiger’s rehabilitation and reintroduction … Продолжить

Cinderella settled down in her new home

The good news for everyone who follows the fate of the recently released tigress Cinderella is that she has already settled down in her new home. The tiger cub once rescued in Ussuriisky district of Primorye after a year-long rehabilitation … Продолжить

New Home for Cinderella

Tigress Cinderella is to be released in early May 2013 after successful rehabilitation at Primorskii Regional Non-commercial Organization «The Centre for Rehabilitation and Reintroduction of Tigers and Other Rare Animals» (PRNCO «Tiger Centre») located in Alekseevka village, Primorsky krai. Since July … Продолжить

A barrier for wild fires was created in the Leopard Land

Thanks to joint efforts of Land of the Leopard National Park, Phoenix Fund and Primorsky regional office of All-Russian Voluntary Fire-fighting Society an effective system of forest fire prevention was successfully created in the south of the Khasansky district of … Продолжить

Financial punishment for poachers increased

Source: Press Service of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation http://www.mnr.gov.ru/news/detail.php?ID=130555 On March 31, 2013, new fixed charges for damage caused to wildlife species included in the Russian Red Data Book came into force. According … Продолжить

Are Amur leopards growing in numbers?

We are glad to hear the recent Amur leopard census results announced by WWF (http://www.wwf.ru/resources/news/article/eng/10964), but we would not say that the results are sensational. The 2013 census was conducted following a traditional methodology based on measuring print size. Interpreting … Продолжить

Sad statistics

(from February 2012 through February 2013) February 25th 2012 – a 6-month-old young tigress named Cinderella was found barely alive in Primorye. At the moment, she is kept at the rehabilitation centre and is being prepared for return back to … Продолжить

Latest Updates About Tigers in Russia

February 5, 2013. A woman’s attempt to sell Amur tiger skeleton was thwarted when the buyers she met with turned out to be police officers. The remains of a tiger cub – a skull, legs and rib cage – were … Продолжить

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